|SB 0138||Reduces speed limit by five m.p.h. for trucks on certain highways, expressways and interstates of this state|
|LR Number:||0138S.01I||Fiscal Note:||0138-01|
|Last Action:||01/30/01 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee||Journal page:|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2001|
SB 138 - This act establishes a 65 mile per hour speed limit for trucks over 24,000 pounds on the rural interstates and freeways. The current speed limit for all vehicles is 70 miles per hour on rural interstates and freeways. The act also establishes a 60 mph hour speed limit for trucks on rural expressways and a 55 mph speed limit for trucks on urban interstate highways, freeways and expressways. The current speed limit for all vehicles is 70 miles per hour on rural interstates and freeways, 65 mph on rural expressways, and 60 mph on urban interstate highways, respectively. An operator of a truck who violates the speed limit by more than 5 mph will be fined an additional fine of $50 per mile over that limit.
This act is similar to SB 652 (2000).